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How to Keep Your Moving Costs Low

November 20th, 2012 - 7:37 AM

If your number one goal in your upcoming cross country move is to keep moving costs low, you’ve found the hidden gem of information you need to do just that. Below, you’ll find some awesome ways to lower your moving costs, helping you stay on budget during your cross country move.

Timing is Everything. The moving industry revolves around peak and off-peak moving days and seasons. Fridays, weekends, holidays, the end of the month, and summer are the busier times of the week, month, and year to move. You’ll find cost savings by moving on a weekday, before or after a major holiday, the beginning of the month, and fall/winter seasons.

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Move Cost: How to Calculate It

October 19th, 2012 - 9:34 AM

How about another Flashback Friday? This week, Christina reviews how to calculate your move costs so you’ll be able to create a more accurate budget for your move. Happy Friday!

When you’re budgeting for a move, it’s important to consider all potential costs. As you may know, your base price depends on the type of service you choose—“you pack, we drive,” full-service, or truck rental—along with location, how much you’re moving, and when you’re moving. But, what some forget to take into account are the additional costs that aren’t listed on your moving quote.

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How much does a mover cost?

October 5th, 2012 - 10:23 AM

Today’s Flashback Friday looks back at a post by Christina. She lets us know how to find the cost of a mover, and helps us compare which movers will be best for your budget. Happy Friday!

With more than 40 million Americans moving each year, there are a lot of questions about how much a mover costs. Some can cost a lot, while others are dirt cheap. Learning the cost of movers can help you decide on your moving budget, plus help you decide which moving option is best for your upcoming long-distance move. Let me help answer your question “How much does a mover cost?”

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Move for Less

September 21st, 2012 - 2:36 PM

How about another Flashback Friday to celebrate the last day of Summer? This time, let's look back at a post by Christina that offers tips on ways you can move for less. Enjoy your weekend!

We’ve all heard of the saying “less is more,” and the statement couldn’t be truer when it comes to moving with U-Pack! Here are some great ways to move for less with U-Pack:

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Affordable Moving from Place to Place

August 29th, 2012 - 3:52 PM

Many people think affordable moving is just too far beyond reach to grasp. Not true! Check out these tips for affordable moving from place to place:

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To truly see what’s out there in terms of price for moving services, it's best to start getting moving quotes. They will tell you not only the price of your move, but also what's is included in your move. For example, a U-Pack free moving quote includes the fuel, professional driver, taxes, liability coverage and highway tolls. You'll also see the estimated transit time. 

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Instant Moving Quotes - 3 Simple Rules

July 13th, 2012 - 9:02 AM

It’s Flashback Friday! Today’s the day we revisit a blog post that readers have found helpful in the past. This week’s favorite focuses on instant moving quotes. 85% of the people who request a moving quote from U-Pack will receive their quote within seconds. If you’re among the 15% that need to be reviewed by a moving specialist, you’ll still get it quickly – within 24 hours. Happy Friday!